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Ray Thomas Birkenkamp, MD
(605) 996-1863
PO Box 1168
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd; Queen Of Peace Hospital, Mitchell, Sd
Group Practice: Mabee Eye Clinic

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Ray Birkenkamp MD
Mabee Eye Clinic
(605) 996-2537
305 N Sanborn Blvd
Mitchell, SD
 
Gregory David Osmundson, MD
(605) 336-6294
3104 W Spruceleigh Ln
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1994

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Byron Theodore Hohm, MD
(605) 336-6294
1200 S Euclid Ave Ste 104
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1976

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Wayne Earle Snyder, MD
(800) 568-4224
1225 4th St NE
Watertown, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Madison Community Hospital, Madison, Sd; Prairie Lakes Health Care Ctr, Watertown, Sd
Group Practice: Snyder Eye Clinic

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Filemon E Olegario Jr, MD
(605) 996-9141
120 W 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1968

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John Robert Willcockson, MD
(605) 665-9638
415 W 3rd St
Yankton, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1968

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Alison Renae Tendler, MD
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr.Bryan Hammer
(605) 336-6294
6601 S Minnesota Ave # 200
Sioux Falls, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Daniel James Hafner, MD
2800 3rd St
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dacryocystitis Tear Duct And Sac Eye Infection

Dacryocystitis is an infection of the tear drainage system. Tears are normally made by the lacrimal gland under the upper eyelid and drain out through a system of ducts to the lacrimal sac and out into the nose. If there is a blockage in this drainage system, tears cannot drain out properly, allowing bacteria to grow in the ducts or lacrimal sac and cause dacryocystitis. Such blockages of the tear drainage system may be due to aging, injury, sinus disease, inflammatory diseases, or scarring from previous episodes of dacryocystitis. In severe cases, the infection can spread to the surrounding skin and other areas of the face or orbit.

Symptoms You May Experience:
If you have a blockage of your tear drainage system, you may notice excessive watering of your eyes. If infection develops, resulting in dacryocystitis, you may notice redness, pain, and swelling of the skin below the inner corner of the eye, toward the nose. The eye itself may also feel irritated...

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